Undergraduate Course Catalog 2004-2005

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CONTEMPORARY GLOBAL STUDIES/BACHELOR OF ARTS

Total Credit Hours: 128
Major Credit Hours: 48

*Add (6) credit hours for the International Business option and 15 credit hours for the International Accounting option.

I. General Education (52)

General Education course requirements are listed in the front section of this catalog. The following are recommended:

Literature
06-334 Non-Western Literature (3)

Theology
19-298 Christianity and World Religions (3)

Social Sciences
18-200 American National Government (3)

               or
18-210 State and Local Government (3)
04-195 The American Economy (3)

               or
04-200 Basic Macroeconomics (3)

II. Core Courses (21)
61-210 Introduction to Contemporary Global Studies (3)

09-210
09-102 Culture and Civilization II (3)
18-361 History of Political Thought I (3)
18-362 History of Political Thought II (3)
63-200 Business Information Systems (3)

(international business concentration)

               or
70-190 Microcomputer Software (3)

(political science/history concentration)
26-100 General Psychology (3)
26-285 Cross-Cultural Psychology (3)
61-420 International Business Capstone (3)

III. Major Concentration Courses (18)

Political Science/International Relations Option
18-200 American National Government (3)
18-361 History of Political Thought I (3)

               or
18-362 History of Political Thought II (3)

Choose four (4) of the following: (12)
18-336 American Foreign Policy (3)
18-321 Comparative Government (3)
18-331 International Relations (3)
18-337 International Topics (3)
18-362 History of Political Thought II (3)

History Option

Choose three (3) of the following: (9)
09-102 Culture and Civilization II (3)
09-323 The Emergence of Modern America, 1877-1941 (3)
09-325 United States Since 1941 (3)

               And

Choose three (3) from the following: (9)

A. Latin America
09-211 Latin American and Caribbean History: Ancient Times to the Present (3)
20-315 Sociology of US Latin Americans (3)
09-384 France and Spain (3)

B. Asia
09-261 History of India: Ancient Times to the Present (3)
09-351 Modern China (3)
09-352 Modern Japan (3)

C. Europe/Eastern Europe
09-372 Modern Europe (1815-Present) (3)
09-385 Russia: Ancient Times to the Present (3)
09-386 Eastern Europe: From the Baltic to the Black Sea (3)

IV. Capstone Course (3)

This is a writing-intensive/advanced course that satisfies the advanced writing requirement for General Education. Students must select the course related to their concentration from the following:
09-403 Historiography II (2)
18-410 International Relations Capstone (3)
61-410 International Business (3)

V. Internation Experience Courses (6)

A. Study Abroad Options (3-6)
21-120 Study Abroad Preparation Course (mandatory 1-3 credits)

(mandatory) (1-3) Study Abroad Project (number of course and project to be decided in consultation with advisor.) (2-5)

B. International Internship Options (3-6)

The choices available for these options depend on availability. Students may select from the following: 10-498 Communications (3), 09-398 History (3), 18-398 Political Science (3), 26-494 Human Resource Management (3), 23-472 Accounting (3), 61-472 Business Administration (3), 81-498 Criminal Justice (3), 04-472 Economics (3), 62-472 Finance (3), 63-472 Management Information Systems (3), 25-472 Marketing (3), or 20-498 Sociology (3).

C. International Experience Short Courses (3-6)

Generally includes a series of seminars at Lewis in preparation for a short course abroad. Course number will depend on concentration.

VI. Language/Communication Skills

The required outcome of the foreign language skill component is competency in a foreign language and understanding of the culture. Demonstration of proficiency will appear on the transcript but will not count as credit toward graduation. (See your advisor.)

VII. Recommended Elective Courses
10-350 Intercultural Communication (3)
20-360 Sociology of Conflict and Cooperation (3)
26-365 Industrial and Organizational Psychology (3)